It has been, and will continue to be, an exciting few months for the Star Wars franchise. Not only is their first live-action television series, The Mandalorian, receiving critical acclaim, but in just a few short weeks, the ninth and final chapter of the 42-year-old Skywalker Saga, The Rise of Skywalker, will make its worldwide debut.
ScreenRant reports that Disney recently announced they are going to capitalize off of all the hype for both the series and the forthcoming movie (of course) by doing a cross-promotion. According to publication, Disney+ revealed that Episode 7 of The Mandalorian will feature "an exclusive sneak peek" at The Rise of Skywalker.
The seventh episode of the live-action series will be released on Wednesday, Dec. 18, rather than its usual Friday slot, to avoid conflict with The Rise of Skywalker, out Dec. 20.
Though the teaser might not give us much, the remainder of 2019 is something to look forward to. The following week after the release of the film, fans will get to finish The Mandalorian, with the season finale airing Friday, Dec. 27. And, even in the unlikely circumstance that The Rise of Skywalker doesn't live up to the hype, at least we can start the new year knowing we have Baby Yoda.